Dec 9, 2013 5:50am EST
journal." members of thend house of commons will offer tribute to nelson mandela. live coverage from parliament beginning at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span2. the wireline world is really the central circulatory system of our country. it is the veins and the arteries that connect the information economy in the u.s. trafficeeing data increase at the rate of 40% per year. it is wireline networks that connect communication, whether they originate in a wireless or wireline environment. america's future is a wireline environment. >> the future of the communications industry at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> this week on "q&a," pulitzer prize-winning journalist david finkel discusses his latest book titled, "thank you for your service." >> david finkel, at what point did you decide to call this book "thank you for your service"? >> it happened late in the game after i turned in the manuscript and we were searching for a title. i had another one in mind, which was "the suicide room." when i mention that to the publisher, she said, that is just a traffic title. are you trying to put us ou
Dec 8, 2013 3:10pm EST
nelson mandela. this is 15 minutes. >> thank you. thank you very, very much. thank you. [applause] first to the extraordinary lonza's family, this is indeed a great honor and toimmense personal pleasure have tom lantos around my neck. he was often in my office or on the phone. me what i was going to do about something or offering to partner with me on an issue with human rights. as all of you who are here no because you recognize the significance of the work he did during his public career, he was a man of great courage and compassion and had a wonderful partner in his , and a fabulous support system with his daughters, katrina and annette and their families. i think we should give a round of applause to the entire family here today. [applause] as he said when he began the proceedings, we meet on the day after the loss of a giant among us. of his who i the power example demonstrated unequivocally how each of us can toose how we will respond those injustices and grievances, those sorrows and tragedies that afflict all of humankind. nelson mandela will be remembered for many things. he wil
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
members of the house of commons the offered tribute to south african president nelson mandela who died on thursday at the age of 95. spanhave live coverage on c- 2 at 9:30 a.m. eastern. the wireline world is about systemtral circulatory of our economy. it is the veins and the arteries that really connect what is now the information economy in the united states. we are seeing data traffic on our wireline networks at a rate of 40% increase per year. it is that network that connects all forms of communications whether they originate in the wire environment or wireless environment. so yeah, america's future is --eless here and -- wireless communicators"he at 8 p.m. eastern on c-span 2. >> i got upset with the --sident because they never showed up anymore. woman who was one of the press people. she said, mental health is not a sexy issue here you -- is not a sexy issue. -- itsed a mental health passed through congress. [indiscernible] never implemented it. one of the disappointments of my -- life. and span,ming up tonight on c- .q&a" with david finkel after that, prime minister's questions.
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
, nelson mandela. mandela was a stranger to hate. he rejected recrimination in favor of reconciliation. and he knew the future demands that we move beyond the past. just think of the lessons that he taught the world, which have special significance at this moment in history. he said it always seems done.ible until it is all of us who seek peace, the skeptics who think it cannot be in mind should bear those words. as the sun sets on this sabbath, let me leave you with a favorite line from the psalms that i understand is recited in the evening prayer service here there is a prayer for overcoming danger, a prayer that we might , true security. shelter us in the shadow of your wings, the psalmist wrote, for you are a protector. spread over us the shelter of your piece. through the grace of god and hard work here on earth, may all of us come to know the shelter of peace. thank you very much. [applause] [applause] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] at john look here kerry secretary of state -- at john kerry, secret
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> turning out to nelson mandela . services are being held for tuesday with a memorial service in his hometown as well as a funeral service on sunday. the associated press reports tens of thousands are expected to participate. president obama, george w. bush, bill clinton are all expected to go to south africa next week. in london, the british house of commons will pay tribute to the leader on monday. david cameron is one of the expected speakers. we will have that live at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span2. ate remarks from john kerry the form which is hosted every year at the brookings institution. it focuses on u.s./israel relations and challenges in the middle east. yearss a look at his 10 so far at the state department and the overall foreign-policy challenges that the obama administration faces. we will show all we can. is the policy director to talk about foreign policy challenges. welcome. they are reporting that they are talking about details. you concerns about the deal overall? guest: they are working out the de
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
newspapers in the united states combined. as nelson himself told an interviewer in 1910, i do not want a star's editorial to be a lot of literary essays. i want to get things done. up historyowed teachers on past performance with an editorial in these are that rejected the notion that roosevelt was a man on horseback who would seize power and become dictator. he is a builder recall to his work said the paper, not a man on earth. after roosevelt hospital rival from africa, they talked about the candidates you -- candidacy. there were clubs formed. newspaperact of publisher william nelson on the american progressive movement and teddy roosevelt's campaign to win back the white house. colombian president juan manuel santos was in washington this week for talks with president obama. he spoke at the national press club about his country's free- trade agreement with the u.s., the war on drugs, and peace talks with colombian rebels. this is one hour. >> good afternoon and welcome to the national press club. i am a reporter for bloomberg news and the 106 president of the national press club. we
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am EST
in honor of nelson mandela. the white house announced that the president and mr. obama -- and mrs. obama will be joined by presidents carter, clinton, and george w.